Terms and Conditions

Latest update: September 2019

1. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS

All intellectual property rights (including future copyright) in the information and other material appearing on this website is the exclusive property of CIToolkit. The content provided in this website is protected by copyright law and may not be sold or published in any form without permission from CIToolkit. You may read, print, download and customize for personal and business use.

All the content provided in this website is for personal and business use only. It can be customized and modified to fit your personal and business requirements. CIToolkit is not liable, however, for any misuse. Redistribution, reselling, lease, license, sub-license or offering the content provided in this website to a third party are not allowed. This also includes uploading them to another website and offering them without reference or maintaining CIToolkit information.

Use for dissertations and essays does not need specific permission, as long as suitable reference is used. In general, content may be used or adapted for educational purposes by teachers, trainers and lecturers. You need, however, to properly reference and maintain CIToolkit information.

The names, images and logos identifying CIToolkit (or third parties) and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of CIToolkit (or third parties). Portions of information contained in this website are included with permission of Minitab Inc. All such material remains the exclusive property and copyright of Minitab Inc. All rights reserved. Some images are taken from pixabay.com, which are commercial free.

2. ACCEPTABLE USE

By posting on the CIToolkit comments and discussion pages, you agree not to post defamatory, abusive, offensive, racist, sexist, threatening, vulgar, obscene, hateful or other inappropriate content. You agree no to post material subject to any copyright other than your own, or material which may be in breach of other legislation. Users should not use the website for advertising other than those agreed by CIToolkit.

You agree not to harass, discriminate against or mistreat other users. You agree that any personal information others provide may not be further disseminated without their approval. You agree that any information you post will be true and correct to the best of your knowledge at the time of posting.

3. LIABILITY

3.1 Accuracy of Information
CIToolkit accepts no liability for loss or damage caused as a result of reliance on information posted on any CIToolkit online service, whether that information has been posted by CIToolkit or by a third party.

3.2 Availability of Service
CIToolkit makes no guarantee as to the availability or performance of the website. Where a link appears to an external website maintained by a third party, CIToolkit gives no endorsement as to the services operated by those websites.

3.3 Security
CIToolkit will take all reasonable steps to maintain the security of information provided by members and users of the website, but will not accept responsibility for breaches of security or unauthorized access that arises as a result of disclosure by members/users of their login details. Members/users remain responsible at all times for maintaining the confidentiality of their login details, username and password, and CIToolkit accepts no liability for the misuse of these details.

While CIToolkit also takes reasonable steps to ensure its electronic services are virus free, members/users acknowledge that they access the services at their own risk and that CIToolkit is not responsible for any damages caused as a result of accessing CIToolkit web services. This includes, but is not limited to, any monetary or other loss that may result from loss or corruption of data, downtime or hardware damage.

3.4 Links to Other Websites
This website may contain links or other references to other parties and their websites. CIToolkit cannot control the contents of those other sites, and makes no warranty about the accuracy, timeliness or subject matter of the material located on those sites. CIToolkit does not necessarily endorse or sponsor any content or material on those sites, and make no warranties that those websites does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person anywhere in the world.

3.5 Indemnity
Users will at all times indemnify and defend CIToolkit, its related corporate bodies and their respective personnel from and against all liabilities, costs, damages, expenses, claims, suits, allegations and demands, including all legal fees arising out of or in relation to:
(a) Any infringement, or claim or allegation of infringement of the intellectual property rights.
(b) Any fraud, deliberate misconduct or negligence or breach of these terms and conditions committed by users.

4. MEMBERSHIP

Certain sections of citoolkit.com are restricted to CIToolkit members. CIToolkit reserves the right to designate pages as member-only. Memberships are individual and non-transferable. The only exception is for memberships held under a corporate account, which may be transferred at the time of the account renewal.

All members are bound by CIToolkit constitution, code of ethics, professional conduct, by-laws, notices and directives of CIToolkit. All members are required to indicate their acceptance of all terms and conditions of membership. New applications and renewals will not be processed until confirmation is made.

5. RIGHT OF REFUSAL

In the event of any breach to any of these conditions, CIToolkit reserves the right to refuse any publication, cancel any member account, remove any posting, advertisement or comment on any CIToolkit online service at any time without prior notice. And where payment has already been made, to withhold from refund an amount equivalent to any costs incurred and/or service already supplied.

6. PRIVACY POLICY

Personal data will be handled in accordance with CIToolkit’s privacy policy.

7. CHANGES TO THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions may change from time to time.